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Docker, making complex demos possible and training delivery simpler

Posted by Chris on July 17, 2017

In my last post I spoke of the tutorial that takes full advantage of Docker to create a portable / fast mechanism for parties to leverage a solution set with minimal effort. In our work with clients developing training material, we have approached it in the same fashion using Docker, Docker Compose and other […]

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Debezium, using Kafka to stream MySQL changes

Posted by Chris on July 17, 2017

At Red Hat Summit 2017, Christian Posta provided a presentation on “The Hardest Part About Microservices: Your Data.” Christian introduces a mechanism where MySQL changes are pushed to Kafka topics, allowing interested subscribers to consume and act on those events. To learn more about this process, you can try out the tutorial provided at […]

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Red Hat Summit 2017 Recap

Posted by Chris on June 26, 2017

Was impressed with the Red Hat Summit 2017 held in Boston this year. Great conversation regarding containers (Kubernetes, Docker security, Open Shift) and middleware (Kafka, AMQ) in the short amount of time I was able to participate. One of the most interesting discussions was around using Kafka and Data Streams to support Microservices and pushing […]

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NYC Atlassian User Group, March 2017

Posted by Chris on June 26, 2017

Speaking about the Atlassian Developer Tools at WeWork in Chelsea.

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NOVA Atlassian User Group, June 2017

Posted by Chris on June 26, 2017

Bitbucket anyone? Apparently the folks at the NOVA Atlassian User Group enjoyed my brief demo / discussion around Bitbucket and how it supports the larger Atlassian eco-system. JuNeed Trello and Bitbucket Thursday, Jun 15, 2017, 5:30 PM iDirect13861 Sunrise Valley Drive Herndon, VA 7 Members Went THIS IS A FREE EVENT – PLEASE FINISH YOUR […]

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DeveloperWeek NYC 2017

Posted by Chris on June 26, 2017

I got a chance to talk this past week in Brooklyn at DeveloperWeek NYC. Had presentations around identifying key criteria for selecting DevOps tooling that matches your people and processes as well as DevOps Dashboarding. It was an interesting mix of old souls like myself as well as the next generation of IT workers coming […]

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Busy few months!

Posted by Chris on June 4, 2017

Since our acquisition at the beginning of the year, it has been pretty hectic doing speaking engagements and more importantly working with clients. Here are a few items that have been going on the past few months: OpenAPI 3.0 Release Candidate is out and we are promoting it heavily. We are currently developing the OpenAPI […]

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